The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 43 76 50
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -26
Contract jobs citing Billing 91 58 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.64% 2.25% 3.37%
As % of the General category 8.71% 4.88% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 38
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £395 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £265 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £493 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+596.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £29.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-62.71% +78.78%
Billing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1045 1189 1550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.77% 46.10% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 529 437
Average daily rate £400 £380 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +132.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.35 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 14 £425 +8.97% 1
Bracknell +1 8 £350 +78.57% 2
Newbury -1 8 £400 -5.88% 6
Slough - 7 - -
Maidenhead 0 2 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - - - -
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 129 (70.88%) Telecoms
2 52 (28.57%) CRM
3 51 (28.02%) Project Management
4 40 (21.98%) Degree
4 40 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (19.23%) Finance
6 32 (17.58%) 3G
7 31 (17.03%) Broadband
8 30 (16.48%) Internet
9 29 (15.93%) Computer Science
10 21 (11.54%) Migration
11 18 (9.89%) Validation
12 17 (9.34%) ITIL
12 17 (9.34%) MVNO
13 16 (8.79%) 4G
14 15 (8.24%) HP
14 15 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (8.24%) Marketing
15 14 (7.69%) Retail
15 14 (7.69%) CSG Singleview
15 14 (7.69%) MS Excel
15 14 (7.69%) UNIX
15 14 (7.69%) LTE
15 14 (7.69%) Data Migration
16 12 (6.59%) Security Cleared
16 12 (6.59%) Radio Access Network
16 12 (6.59%) TestDirector
16 12 (6.59%) Test Scripting
16 12 (6.59%) General Ledger
17 11 (6.04%) eTOM

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.75%) Lync
2 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.65%) MS Project
4 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.69%) CSG Singleview
2 4 (2.20%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (2.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.10%) Exstream
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.55%) assyst
5 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) PaaS
1 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.58%) 3G
2 31 (17.03%) Broadband
3 30 (16.48%) Internet
4 17 (9.34%) MVNO
5 16 (8.79%) 4G
6 14 (7.69%) LTE
7 12 (6.59%) Radio Access Network
8 9 (4.95%) Firewall
9 4 (2.20%) SNMP
9 4 (2.20%) DNS
9 4 (2.20%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.65%) SIGTRAN
10 3 (1.65%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (1.65%) Network Security
10 3 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.65%) FWSM
10 3 (1.65%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.65%) SMTP
10 3 (1.65%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.10%) MS Access
1 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (6.59%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.55%) Selenium
2 1 (0.55%) WinRunner
General
1 129 (70.88%) Telecoms
2 35 (19.23%) Finance
3 15 (8.24%) Marketing
4 14 (7.69%) Retail
5 12 (6.59%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.75%) Legal
7 4 (2.20%) Back Office
8 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
9 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 43 (23.63%) Architect
2 37 (20.33%) Analyst
3 33 (18.13%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 26 (14.29%) Designer
6 15 (8.24%) Business Analyst
7 14 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
8 12 (6.59%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 12 (6.59%) Senior Architect
9 10 (5.49%) BSS Architect
10 9 (4.95%) Billing Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) Consultant
12 5 (2.75%) Programme Manager
12 5 (2.75%) Integration Manager
12 5 (2.75%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.75%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 5 (2.75%) Test Consultant
13 4 (2.20%) Test Engineer
13 4 (2.20%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.55%) HTML
1 1 (0.55%) CSS
1 1 (0.55%) SOAP
1 1 (0.55%) XML
1 1 (0.55%) ODBC
1 1 (0.55%) EDI
1 1 (0.55%) EDIFACT
1 1 (0.55%) XML Messaging
1 1 (0.55%) Ajax
1 1 (0.55%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (0.55%) jQuery
1 1 (0.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (15.93%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.49%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.20%) User Experience
4 4 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.10%) IVR
6 1 (0.55%) STB
6 1 (0.55%) e-Health
6 1 (0.55%) CMDB
6 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.55%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.55%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.55%) W3C
6 1 (0.55%) DTV
6 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (1.10%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) VMS
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.55%) Windows
3 1 (0.55%) HPUX
3 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.57%) CRM
2 51 (28.02%) Project Management
3 21 (11.54%) Migration
4 18 (9.89%) Validation
5 17 (9.34%) ITIL
6 15 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 12 (6.59%) Test Scripting
9 11 (6.04%) eTOM
9 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.49%) Use Case
11 9 (4.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (4.95%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.95%) Test Strategy
11 9 (4.95%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.95%) Coaching
12 8 (4.40%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.40%) Change Management
12 8 (4.40%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.04%) SQL
2 6 (3.30%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.20%) VBA
4 2 (1.10%) Perl
5 1 (0.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.55%) C#
5 1 (0.55%) Java
5 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.55%) Python
5 1 (0.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 40 (21.98%) Degree
2 12 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.85%) ISEB
5 5 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.65%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.10%) CCNA
8 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.55%) HP APS
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.55%) PMP
9 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.55%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) SLA
1 4 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) vSphere
2 1 (0.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) LXC
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.65%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.65%) OpenView
2 3 (1.65%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.10%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.55%) Puppet
4 1 (0.55%) Netcool
4 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (8.24%) HP
2 11 (6.04%) Cisco
3 10 (5.49%) Oracle
4 9 (4.95%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (4.40%) SAP
6 5 (2.75%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.75%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.20%) BMC
8 3 (1.65%) Ericsson
8 3 (1.65%) Siebel
8 3 (1.65%) IBM
8 3 (1.65%) Remedy
8 3 (1.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (1.65%) F5
8 3 (1.65%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.65%) Huawei
9 2 (1.10%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.10%) SGI
10 1 (0.55%) webMethods
10 1 (0.55%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury
Darwin Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago